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virtue

 [vir´choo]
in bioethics, a trait of character that disposes a person habitually to excellence of intent and performance with respect to the telos proper to life as a human being or to a specific activity or role in life. Some virtues (such as cleanliness) are important socially rather than morally. (See also morality.) Virtues in medicine include trustworthiness, compassion, phronesis, justice, fortitude, temperance, integrity, and self-effacement.
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Error theorists of this sort might inquire virtuously in debate over judgment internalism and externalism, for instance.
Here, though, Boaz virtuously redeems his kinsman's field when he draws off [vayishlof] his shoe (Ruth 4:7-8).
In this way, Ciencia & Saude Coletiva shall virtuously monitor permanent session initiatives on the history of the field of health, which have long been present in prestigious periodicals, such as the American Journal of Public Health with its "Voices from the Past".
Whittle claims that, for Rand, "some kind of [self-enlightened] anarchy is the answer," a view that is as "utopian as Communism." He further claims that Rand assumes "people would behave virtuously all the time, and they don't." But such claims are bizarre.
Jane Villanueva, a young Miami woman whose eyes are trained on professional success and whose knees have stayed virtuously clamped together, finds her plans upended after she's mistakenly impregnated with a specimen meant for someone else.
For starters my companion tries the lightly spiced pork balls (PS7) served with leek puree, pickled onions, confit baby leek, and a raw apple cider vinegar dressing, while I virtuously plump for the super green leaf salad (PS5.50), a selection of garden greens with chia seeds, sunflower seeds, ripe avocado, flax seeds, asparagus and a matcha dressing.
With the exception of the Cello Sonata, virtuously alternating lyricism with the sarcasm and persiflage of the late second cello concerto, all the recordings have been released by Supraphon for the very first time.
He begins with some comments about what it means to read the Bible competently, ethically, and virtuously. He then proceeds with his thesis that Genesis, being an ANE text sharing an ANE cosmological worldview, should be interpreted in light of a functional rather than a material ontology (in a functional ontology, "to be" is to have a function and place in an ordered cosmos).
And guess what: SNAP recipients already eat more virtuously than the rest of us.
Parents work extremely hard in ensuring that their children receive a good education, remain healthy and safe but the importance of building moral intelligence and virtuously shaping the child's character is often neglected, thinking that will happen naturally or through observational learning.
Noteworthy are the last three verses: "Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all.
It's not merely surviving monsters and dodging deadly traps, it has a story that unfolds constantly as the person virtuously colors it with more love.